Child Safety Seat Ease of Use Ratings


Are All Seats Safe?
All car seats rated by NHTSA meet Federal Safety Standards & strict crash performance standards. While all rated seats are safe, they do differ in their ease of use in four basic catagories:


Evaluation of Instructions

Vehicle Installation Features

Evaluation of Labels

Securing the Child


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Maxi-Cosi RodiFix (B)



Manufacturer  /  Model NameMaxi-Cosi RodiFix
Model Number  /  Manufacture DateBC077WBN  /  Jan 17, 2014
Harness TypeHighback
Weight  /  Height30lb - 120lb / 34" - 57"
Evaluation of Labels 3 stars
Supplemental sizing information is not illustrated and given in text only on the labels. The seat belt routing path is not labeled.
Evaluation of Instructions 3 stars
The instruction manual is difficult to find and/or use while the child restraint is installed. In the manual, the iIllustration of a properly-restrained child in the restraint is not directly next to the acceptable size ranges. Supplemental sizing information is not given in the manual. Manual erroneously lists minimum weight in metric units as "1.8 kg".
Securing the Child 5 stars
Installation Features 5 stars
Overall Ease of Use Rating 4 stars

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